education

She’s Baaack!

January 31, 2017
conversation

Once again I have been given licence (and a license) to educate children.  I love to make kids think. Sometimes my …Read the Rest

I’ll Leave the Olive, Thank You.

December 20, 2013
conversation

Today I gave one of my students, Em, the first black olive she had ever eaten. She looked at it …Read the Rest

A Reading Tale

A Reading Tale
April 10, 2013
culture

A Reading Tale By Kathy Carlton Willis I’ve always been a lover of books—the opportunity to visit a new world, …Read the Rest

Conquer Writer’s Block

Conquer Writer’s Block
December 9, 2011
book review

Attention all aspiring authors. I loved this book! I used the advice in the pages of  The Story Template, by Amy …Read the Rest

A Picturesque Camping Trip

June 7, 2011
bird watching

Once again we tripped off to Vancouver, B.C. with a group of students from UW’s Friday Harbor Labs.  This time …Read the Rest

Friday Harbor Labs, UW

May 28, 2011
audio/video

Come see where Amoeba works.  Dave Hays, a UW film making class student, interviewed Hillary, one of the TAs who …Read the Rest

Stumbling Toward Heaven

May 23, 2011
book review

One wouldn’t expect a book about cancer to be a laugh-out-loud read, but this one is. In Stumbling Toward Heaven: …Read the Rest

What’s in Grandma’s Attic?

April 26, 2011
children's non-fiction

I just finished reading two of the sweetest books. They would make great read aloud stories for early primary school …Read the Rest

PNW Giant

PNW Giant
April 25, 2011
education

This photo shows Amoeba with a cross section of a Pacific Northwest Douglas Fir tree.  These trees can live for …Read the Rest

Refreshment in Refuge, by Gina Burgess

April 18, 2011
book review

A Devotional Refreshment in Refuge, by Gina Burgess is a devotional with meat on it’s bones. The book contains 40 …Read the Rest

Flashback Friday ~ National Poetry Month

Flashback Friday ~ National Poetry Month
April 8, 2011
education

Welcome to the Childhood Poetry Edition of Flashback Friday. Flashback Friday is the brain child of Linda from Mocha With …Read the Rest

Were’s Quilly Now?

April 5, 2011
Bible Study

Seems like she is always gone. Hrumph! Actually I am right here online. Well, not HERE. Here, at Book’em Quilly, …Read the Rest

More Than a Devotional

More Than a Devotional
April 2, 2011
book review

Thirty-One Days of Drawing Near to God: Resting Securely in His Delight, by Ruth Myers is more than a daily …Read the Rest

God Centered Fiction Book Club

January 29, 2011
Christian

I have joined an online Christian Fiction Book Club and I know a few of you might be interested in …Read the Rest

Prejudice: Hide It or Expose It?

January 17, 2011
culture

Below you will find my response to Kay’s post on prejudice:  Mark Twain’s “N-Word”.  You might what to visit Kay’s …Read the Rest

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